In an expensive city like New York, $10 doesn’t get you much. But for nine tenants who occupied two small buildings along Second Avenue for decades, their ten bucks will buy them a two bedroom, tax-free apartment in a fancy pants luxury high-rise. The tenants struck a deal with BFC Partners a few years ago to buy cooperative units in a new 12-story, 65-unit building called Jupiter 21, where market rate rents range from $3,000 to $10,000 per month. Now complete, the tenants are finally ready to move in to their new digs overlooking the Manhattan Bridge.
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